Synthetic, ‘tunable’ bioabsorbables target new medical applications

Newly developed urethane-based medical plastics can be tuned to degrade and may extend use of bioabsorbable polymers into new medical applications such as orthopedic treatments, wound care and tissue engineering. According to officials of Lubrizol LifeScience Polymers (Wickliffe, OH) interviewed by PlasticsToday, the new compounds offer significant design advantages over polylactide-based plastics that currently dominate bioabsorbable healthcare applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Bioabsorbable Lubrizol MD&M West read more

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Synthetic, ‘tunable’ bioabsorbables target new medical applications

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